Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts Harvard Prof lecture on Slave Market
PUEBLO – Walter Johnson, the Winthrop Professor of History and African and African American Studies at Harvard University, will present a teacher workshop and community lecture at Colorado State University-Pueblo on Tuesday, October 11 with a focus on the Antebellum Slave Market. This event is sponsored by a Teaching American History grant, in collaboration with the CSU-Pueblo History Department and Pueblo City Schools.
The workshop, “Life inside the Antebellum Slave Market,” will run from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Occhiato University Center Cottonwood Room.
The community lecture, “The Carceral Landscape: slaves, fields, forests, swamps, horses, dogs, and birds,” also the subject Johnson’s next book, will run from 8-9 p.m. in the OUC Central ballroom.
For more information about Professor Johnson, visit his website at http://history.fas.harvard.edu/people/faculty/johnson.php
For more information about the workshop or community lecture, contact Matt Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jonathan Rees at email@example.com